The US travel and tourism industry experienced 0.23% rise in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Marriott International with 14,945 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of travel and tourism company job postings. GlobalData’s United States of America (USA) Source Tourism Insight report analyses traveller flows, spending patterns, tourists profiles, and main destination markets, providing a detailed insight into the United States domestic and outbound tourism market. Buy the report here.
Notably, Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations jobs accounted for a 19% share of the US’s travel and tourism industry new job postings in Q1 2023, up by 10% over the prior quarter.
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations drive travel and tourism hiring activity
Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, which accounted for 19% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were up by 28% year-on-year. Second highest were Management Occupations, which accounted for 13% and rise by 16% year-on-year, and third highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which were 2% of the new job postings and 8% lower year-on-year.
Top five companies in travel and tourism accounted for 48% of hiring activity
The highest number of jobs were posted by Marriott International with 14,945, followed by Hilton Worldwide with 12,219, while the highest increase was at Hyatt Hotels at 22%.
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